Two Rotarians make RC Vapi proud

Rtn Rajju Shroff receiving Padma Bhushan Award from President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
Rtn Rajju Shroff receiving Padma Bhushan Award from President of India Ram Nath Kovind.

President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented Rajju Shroff, a member of RC Vapi, RID 3060, with the Padma Bhushan Award for his contribution to trade and industry. Shroff is the founder of United Phosphorus Limited (UPL), and he, along with his spouse Sandra, was instrumental in establishing the first English medium school in Vapi, a chemical engineering college in Ankleshwar, a nursing school and a hospital in Vapi.

Gujarat Finance Minister Kanu Mohanlal Desai
Gujarat Finance Minister Kanu Mohanlal Desai

Kanu Mohanlal Desai, another member of RC Vapi, has been recently inducted in Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel’s cabinet as a minister for finance, energy and petrochemicals. He serves as the director of corporate affairs with UPL  and is a trustee of the Rotary Charitable Trust in Vapi.

One comment on “Two Rotarians make RC Vapi proud

  • Jan 08 2022 at 7:01 pm
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    Great to see how Rotarians are creating an impact at a much bigger level. The selection of Rtn Rajju Shroff for Padma Bhushan talks volumes of incredible work that he has done. I feel proud to be a Rotarian!

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